My New Book is Out Today!!!

My new novel, SWIMMING FOR SUNLIGHT, published by Atria, is in stores today! I’m so excited to share this book with you! These characters mean the world to me and I hope you enjoy spending time with them. 

If you’re in the Bay Area, come say hi! I have a bunch of events scheduled for the coming week. I’ll also be in Los Angeles on June 5th at Chevalier’s Books (in conversation with Julie Buxbaum!!!). 

You can learn more abou SWIMMING FOR SUNLIGHT here

“Larkin enthralls with a revealing view of one woman’s life as she moves on after a painful divorce. . . . Emotional and heartwarming, Larkin’s touching story is complete with romance, nostalgia, and genuine friendship.”
—Publishers Weekly

Pup Culture!



I’m way behind on updates, but I wanted to share the spread Stella and I have in the latest issue of Pup Culture Magazine.  Michelle Macirella from Luminaria Photography is amazing, and so much fun to chat with too.

Stella and I have been getting to know each other on new terms over the past few months, and I’m continually amazed by the depth of her spirit.  She never lets fear get in the way of loyalty, (nor does she let my desire to sleep in get in the way of our morning jog).

I’m honored to be included in the magazine and love having these photos with one of my dearest friends.

This link will take you right to the article. I hope you’ll check it out.


WCIBY Sightings!


Tomorrow is the big day!  WHY CAN’T I BE YOU hits shelves.

You might think I’d be used to this now, but you’d be wrong.  My belly does a backflip every time I think about it.

I’ll be on 13 Wham News This Morning toward the end of the 7:00 hour.  And chatting with Bill Kenower, Editor-in-Chief of AUTHOR Magazine on Author2Author Radio at 5PM EST.

And WCIBY has started to make appearances across the internet.  It’s’s Red Hot Book of the Week, which means for a little while this morning, I was sharing webpage space with Bradley Cooper and a muscular gold guy.

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There’s still a little bit of time to sneak in an entry to the WCIBY Pre-Order Extravaganza.

And here links to more WCIBY action:

Charlotte’s Web of Books

Steph the Bookworm

Novel Escapes

Ink and Paper Pursuit

Chick Lit Reviews and News

 Fabulous Won


The Book Asylum

 Hannah Fielding

Hello Dollface


Also, Stella rates WCIBY as a wonderful chin rest.